Who We Are

What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.

Leadership

Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Our People

Jeff Hildreth

Vice President, L&H Benefits Advisor

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Jeff Hildreth

Jeff Hildreth brings over 28 years of experience in the design, communication, administration and funding of employee benefit plans to his clientele. His expertise identifies opportunities to improve group health & welfare programs as well as consult on the financial aspects of insured and self-funded benefit plans. Using data analytics, pharmacy benefit management, benchmarking and comparative analysis, Hildreth is able to better manage costs and optimize his clients return on investment.

Hildreth entered the employee benefits industry in 1990 as a group representative for Home Life Financial Assurance Corporation helping consultants with the self-funding aspects of health plans and the integration of managed care. In 1997 he joined Advantage Benefit Solutions to provide brokerage and consulting services for his health and welfare clientele until joining Stephens Insurance in 2018.

Hildreth is a graduate of the University of Texas, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance.

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